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Composition for OLMEZEST CH

Olmesartan(80 mg)

food interaction for OLMEZEST CH

alcohol interaction for OLMEZEST CH

pregnancy interaction for OLMEZEST CH

lactation interaction for OLMEZEST CH

It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Olmezest ch 80 mg tablet at a fixed time.
Taking Olmesartan with alcohol may reduce the blood pressure.
Olmezest ch 80 mg tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.


Olmesartan(80 mg)


Olmezest ch 80 mg tablet is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension), prevention and treatment of heart attack (Myocardial Infarction) and heart failure; when heart is unable to pump sufficient blood. It is also used in patients of diabetes with kidney failure.

How it works

Olmezest ch 80 mg tablet belongs to a class of medications called angiotensin II receptor inhibitors. Angiotensin II is a chemical that causes muscles surrounding the blood vessels to contract, thereby narrowing the blood vessels. Olmezest ch 80 mg tablet blocks the action of angiotensin II resulting in relaxation of blood vessels, and thus, reduces blood pressure.

Common side effects

Allergic reaction, Swelling of tongue, Diarrhoea, Difficulty in swallowing, Shortness of breath, Facial swelling, Lip swelling, Hoarseness of voice, Limb swelling, Weight loss


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Expert advice for OLMEZEST CH

  • Take olmesartan tablets at about the same time each day.
  • Swallow the tablets with a sufficient amount of water and do not chew the tablet.
  • Avoid getting up too fast from a sitting or lying position, or you may feel dizzy. Get up slowly and steady yourself to prevent a fall.
  • Avoid drinking alcohol as it may increase certain side effects of the drug.
  • Consult your doctor about any dizziness, fatigue, cough, or throat irritation that doesn't go away.
  • Do not start or continue the olmesartan tablets and consult your doctor if you have a history of angioedema (eg, swelling of the hands, face, lips, eyes, throat, or tongue; difficulty swallowing or breathing; hoarseness).
  • Do not atake the medicine if you are pregnant.
  • Consult your doctor before taking this medicine if you are breast feeding.

Frequently asked questions for OLMEZEST CH


Q. What is olmesartan medoxomil?
Olmesartan medoxomil is available as olmezest or Benicar is an angiotensin II receptor blocker. It is not beta blocker or ACE inhibitor.
Q. Is olmesartan better than telmisartan or losartan?
No, the effects of olmesartan, telmisartan or losartan are similar but may vary upon individual response.
Q. Is olmesartan a blood thinner / statin?
No, olmesartan decreases the pressure in the blood vessels and increases the amount of fluid removed from the blood by the kidneys.
Q. Is olmesartan safe?
Olmesartan is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Does olmesartan cause impotence?
No, olmesartan does not cause impotence.


Content on this page was last updated on 06 June, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)